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Vendetta Song

Eylem Kaftan
2005 | 52 min
This short documentary follows Montreal filmmaker Eylem Kaftan as she travels to Turkey in an attempt to unravel the 30-year-old mystery of her aunt Guzide's murder. As she searches for clues and closure, she encounters antiquated customs in a Kurdish culture she's never known. She knows that her aunt was the victim of a senseless vendetta killing and as she ventures from village to village she pieces together the woman’s final days and closes in on the identity of her killer. Vendetta Song is produced by DLI Productions in co-production with the NFB.

Prix et distinctions

  • Plaque de bronze - catégorie: Humanitaire
    Festival international du film et de la vidéo, Columbus
    2006
  • Troisième Prix - (ex aequo avec Switch on the Night de Alejandra Canales, Australie)
    Women Film Festival "La Mo-Viola", Turin
    2005
  • Prix de l'ONF pour le meilleur documentaire canadien
    Calgary IInternational Film Festival, Calgary
    2005
  • Prix du meilleur documentaire
    Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto
    2005
  • Prix CIDA pour le meilleur documentaire canadien portant sur le développement international - assorti d'une bourse de 5,000$
    Hot Docs, Toronto
    2005
  • Prix de l'Association québécoise des critiques de cinéma AQCC - Documentaire court et moyen métrage
    Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Montréal
    2005